National Book Award nominated author? Check.
First ever Printz Award winning graphic novelist? Check.
Amazing, vivid artwork and gripping, epic stories? Check and check.
Printz award winning author and nominee for the National Book Award, Gene Luen Yang, will be making an author visit for teens to the Marketplace at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library on Thursday, January 29th from 7 to 8:30 p.m. He will be discussing “Boxers and Saints” and describing the genesis of the two-volume graphic novel project about the Boxer Rebellion. He’ll talk about why historical events intrigue him and what he learned while researching. There will be a Question and Answer period and book signing as well. Copies of his books will be available for purchase at the event.
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